Fr. Murrough Wallace

Ordained: 1960
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Sacramento CA

From Ireland. Ordained for Sacramento. Monsignor. Retired pastor of St. Theresa’s in South Lake Tahoe when suspended in 12/18 after a man alleged that, when he was age 17 in 1985, Wallace sexually abused him on a camp work trip. Wallace was the Director of Camp Pendola. On diocese’s list 4/30/19. It shows two allegations to the diocese in 1995, each of abuse of young adult males, and the 2018 allegation. Investigation pending. Lawsuit filed in 12/19. Accused along with two other priests in a lawsuit filed in 5/22 of sexually abusing a boy, age 10, in 1965, at Holy Angels church and school in Yuba City, CA. Per the suit, a nun helped the boy and police were contacted. Murrough was reportedly deceased at the time of the filing. 

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